aisce

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish aicsu(request, wish), verbal noun of as·goa(desires, wishes, verb).

Noun[edit]

aisce f ‎(genitive singular aisce, nominative plural aiscí)

  1. request
  2. favour
  3. gift
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • in aisce(in vain; free, gratis)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

aisce f

  1. genitive singular of aisc

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aisce n-aisce haisce t-aisce
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "aisce" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • aicsu” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.